How to add text superscript and subscript

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How to add text superscript and subscript

How to add text superscript and subscript

When editing chemistry and mathematics data, we often usesuperscript or subscript to represent special symbols.

Take this document as an example, m2 represents the square in the unit area. How can we set the number 2 as a superscript? Select the number 2. In the Home tab, click the Superscript button. Or we can use the shortcut key Ctrl+Shift+= to set the number as a superscript.

Numbers in some chemical symbols need to be set as subscripts, such as O2, N2. Select the number 2 in O2. In the Home tab, click the Subscript button, or use the shortcut key Ctrl+= to set the number as a subscript display.


In addition, after clicking the right mouse button, click Font in the shortcut menu bar, and a dialog box will pop up. You can also set Superscript or Subscript in Effects.

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